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Uber’s new tool gives cities a mind-bogglingly detailed view of traffic patterns

Courtesy of Project Metropolis<p>Today, Uber launched a new tool for mapping travel times, powered by the company’s vast store of ride data. Called Movement, the site allows users to measure travel times between various parts of a city, tracking how those trips get faster or slower over time. …

Uber

8 Lessons Ansel Adams Can Teach You About Photography

Ansel Adams is one of the titans of photographic history. When I started as a photographer, I was primarily interested in landscape photography. I …

Street Photography

Flight listings on Airbnb? Lufthansa thinks the idea will really fly

Might we interest you in Airbnb accommodations that may cause leg cramping but come with the rare amenity that is a large flying airplane?<p>Lufthansa, enamored with the adage “<i>if you can’t beat them join them</i>,” has begun selling flights on Airbnb – the service that is usually confined to more …

Lufthansa

Why I Don't Regret Spending My Wedding Money On Travel

A couple of months after my husband Matt and I got engaged, we sat down to write out a wedding budget. It was horrifying, and still to this day one of the worst realizations I've come to in my adult life. We had always been frugal and saved all of our disposable income for trips and new …

Killing Mohammed Emwazi a significant blow to Isis, says US

Western leaders and the military have hailed the apparent killing of the notorious Islamic State murderer Mohammed Emwazi as a symbolic blow in the battle against the terror group, condemning the British citizen as a “human animal” for his role in the killing of foreign hostages held by Isis.<p>The US …

Terrorism

Pebble Time Round review

Pebble, the company that had everyone thinking about smartwatches again, has had a busy year. It launched a brand new watch, the Pebble Time, this spring, complete with an entirely revamped software platform. It then followed that up with an upscale steel version. Now it’s preparing to launch the …

Drones Could Be About to Get Way Cheaper

Qualcomm has crammed a lot of features on a single chip designed to bring the cost of a drone down below $300, with a reference design it showed of …

TomTom's New Stylishly Massive Smartwatch Is Three Devices In One

In the world of smartwatches and fitness bracelets, the trendiest brands seem to get all the attention, but TomTom (Tom2), the Dutch company that brought us the first GPS navigation devices way back in 2002, has turned its attention to a smart watch that’s designed to untether you from your mobile …

Wearable Tech

Why Travel Is the Greatest Love Story Ever Told!

By College Tourist; Author: Kristy Gustafson, University of Colorado at Boulder<p><b>Answer your own call to adventure and find your hero within!</b><p>In English class, they teach you about a pattern of narrative called The Hero's Journey. While no two journeys ever look the same, they all seem to start out …

Devastating Photos Show Thousands Trapped In Budapest Train Station

The fate of many is in limbo as they wait to cross into the EU.<p>As European governments spar over how to address the rising number of migrants and refugees trying to enter the EU, some cities in the region are struggling to respond to the influx of people.<p>Officials at the Keleti train station in …

Budapest

Annual Tomatina Festival in Spain

Selfies

A couple who have been working and traveling for 2 years explain how they afford it

Medina, 27, originally from the Philippines, and Howe, 31, originally from the UK, have been traveling together ever since.<p>"People are curious about how we fund our travels," says Medina. "If you're Asian traveling the world, it's not very common. If you go abroad, it's to work and not to travel — …

Costa Rica

The 10 best countries to live abroad

In order to complete the survey, InterNations asked a total of 14,000 participants from 195 countries a series of questions relating to their abroad experience.<p>The resulting list of top destinations for expats is based off factors such as job opportunities, salary considerations, quality of life, …

Traveling made me realize that I am privileged. Here’s how

PRIVILEGE.<p>Why is it such a sensitive subject when it comes to admitting and accepting that some of us carry so much of it?<p>As a general rule, …

Everyone is Mocking TIME’s Latest Cover Photo

The August 17th issue of <i>TIME</i> magazine contains a cover story about the ongoing rise of virtual reality. Unfortunately for <i>TIME</i>, it’s not the story …

Photos: Artists turned an entire Mexican neighborhood into a colorful mural

A neighborhood in the Mexican city of Pachuca has become the a giant colorful canvas for a collective of urban artists.<p>More than 200 houses in the hilly neighborhood of Palmitas, one of the most depressed areas of the capital city of Hidalgo, located in the center of the country, have abandoned …

Mexico

Amazon Proposes Drone Highway As It Readies For Flying Package Delivery

It’s been well over a year since Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos announced Prime Air, a drone delivery service that was supposed to revolutionize how his company would send packages to its customers. While the world has yet to see a flying Amazon robot make a live delivery, the company moved one step …

Jeff Bezos

@NatGeoTravel Staff Picks: Summer Festivals

In the mood to celebrate among the masses? There’s nothing quite like an outdoor festival to make the summer season seem official.<p><b>Here are a few of the @NatGeoTravel team’s favorite open-air festivals to inspire your next trip:</b><p>“Serbia’s annual <b>Exit Festival</b> grew from a student protest against the …

Travel Photography

An IBM engineer quit to become an Instagram star — these 29 photos prove it was a good idea

But his biggest passion was always photography, and after he saw his Instagram followers grow past 100,000, he quit his IBM job.<p>Now Roos is one of the most popular Instagram photographers, with more than 433,000 followers. Some of the world's biggest brands, including Samsung and Sony, reach out to …

5 Spots With The Clearest Waters In The World

By: Gianni Jaccoma<p><i>Credit: Flickr/Marjan Lazarevski</i><p>How many times have you visited a beach or a lake, only to be tragically disappointed by the murkiness of the water? Sure, you could go for a swim in there if you <i>really</i> wanted, but there's no way of knowing if whatever brushed your leg was seaweed, …

6 Ways to Humiliate Yourself in Europe

The consequences of looking like a tourist in a foreign place can range from serious (becoming a target for theft and scams) to humorous (awkwardness, frustration, public embarrassment). Here are a few of the most blatant ways that your lack of familiarity with local culture in Europe can bring you …